Just before the 13th anniversary of September 11, the Government Accountability Office released a report confirming the World Trade Center Health Program’s decision to include 60 cancers as eligible under the reestablished 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).
Motley Rice is pleased to announce that multiple of its members have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015, the 21st Edition, in several categories.
Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee (PEC) for the In re General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, MDL # 2543 in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York before Judge Jesse M. Furman.
This is the first civil trial against a bank for material support of terrorism under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Motley Rice, along with co-counsel, represent the plaintiffs, American victims of terrorist attacks in Israel, who allege Arab Bank financed terrorism from 2000 to 2004 by funneling Hamas martyr payments to families of suicide bombers for acts carried out in Israel.
Three Motley Rice members recently accepted new roles with several national legal and advocacy organizations. Motley Rice member attorney Jodi Westbrook Flowers was appointed for a one-year term to the Human Rights Advisory Council for the American Bar Association.